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the history rosa parks made. >> tomorrow morning, at this wooden box will reveal rosa parks. the woman who started the civil rights movement. do you remember it? a former d.c. school teacher grew up in montgomery, alabama. in 1955, her cousin was president of the naacp. >> he was called to get her out of jail. >> sure as arrested for giving -- refusing to -- she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white man. for over a year blacks boycotted the city buses. a car pulled, walked to their jobs. they had had enough -- they carpools, walked to their jobs. they had had enough. the white woman she worked for picked her up. >> she would get my mother and take my mother to work. >> that early experience turned her into a civil rights activist who admired rosa parks. >> she was a neat woman. >> she does not know if all of the hoopla, whether she will be able to come down here tomorrow. but she will come down here eventually. >> thank you for that. abc 7 news at 6:00 begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 6, on your side. >> good evening. we begin on storm
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based troops which support the current policy. >>> big honor for the late rosa parks. she has a stamp. the postal service unveiled a forever stamp in celebration of parks' 100 birthday. she refused to give up her seat on a montgomery bus, called the epitome of courage as the stamp design was unveiled. >> nice tribute. early in this black history month. >> well deserved. surprised it took this long. >> your tuesday forecast, everybody. rain from seattle. northern california. 6 inches of snowen the cascade. northern rockies. snow around minneapolis, detroit, pittsburgh. snowing in the morning, philly to boston. showers, houston to tal hals see. >> 70s from new orleans to miami. and 20s, boston to minneapolis. 50s from seattle to sacramento. >>> the guy we all know as spiderman has been at it again. he is french dare level elaine robert, and outside the havana libre hotel, added to the list of tall buildings he climbed. >> he did it without ropes or safety net. the hotel is small for spiderman, only 27 stories. >> that's it? >> robert said his biggest concern was a piece of the building'
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rosa parks's 100 birthday. it bears an artist's rendering of a 1950's photo. >> see what's coming up tonight on abc 7 news that six. gordon peterson has a look. >> ravens fans are showing off their purple pride a day after the ravens win the super bowl. defense contractors and members of congress prepare for defense sequestration. the huge cuts will have a mighty impact around here. also, the hostage situation involving the little boy is over in alabama. we will update the story. maureen and i will see you in a few minutes. >> first, let's get another check on the weather situation and the snow we can expect later. >> right now outside the belfort to furniture weather center in arlington, some high clouds moving in. cloudiness continuing to bring in a little sunshine, but the snow is still well off to the west, but it's making the move towards the metro area. very light snow coming in very dry. a winter weather and advisory posted for frederick, washington in maryland and points westward. we're expecting in most of our area only a dusting with flurries, maybe up to 1 inch. higher